Noriko Fox is a contemporary realism oil painter his subjects include still lifes composed of toys and figurines.
Inspirations include Andrew Wyeth, Magritte, and Dali.
Education: Japan Designer school 1989 – 1991current Academy of Realist Art Boston.
Biography: Noriko Fox immigrated from Japan after married with US Marine 1991.
She was a shy and quiet child, spent a lot of time drawing and painting. Interested in animal and plants, she often wondered if even plants have a mind and want to communicate with humans. Still not completely out of this imaginative world, she tries to build stories from lifeless toy figurines in her atelier, which is observed in her paintings.
Her work expresses a reality or fact of life but in a humorous way, with lively figurines showing you their stories in her paintings.